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Print House

Print House

A Shorditch-y looking bar on Stratford's High Street next to the water. If you want to have a drink with friends where you can actually hear them talk, this is the place!

Common Greenway Cafe

Common Greenway Cafe

Hidden gem, relaxed environment, friendly staff and great food!

ArcelorMittal Orbit Slide

ArcelorMittal Orbit Slide

On the doorstep of Victoria Park and Stratford within the Olympic Park - the world's tallest tunnel slide. Not your average Helter Skelter and not for the faint hearted!

London Aquatics Centre

London Aquatics Centre

London Aquatics Centre is the most technologically advanced and stunning swimming facility in the world and part of the 2012 London Olympic legacy.

The Copper Box Arena

The Copper Box Arena

As well as an arena for sporting events, you can use the gym facilities too.

MILKMADE

MILKMADE

Fantastic addition to the multitude of independent stores and restaurants in E20, an area that is fast becoming the snazziest place in East London. You won't regret dropping in for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.

Golden Grove

Golden Grove

Really convenient for work and the service is great too!

The ArcelorMittal Orbit

The ArcelorMittal Orbit

Britain's largest piece of art, you can buy tickets to go up and view London from the top, as well as abseil down and hire it out for private events.

Tredegar Square

Tredegar Square

Beautiful green space in zone 2.

Sawmill Cafe

Sawmill Cafe

Great cakes and coffee.

Signorelli

Signorelli

Best brunch and artisan bakery in East London. Freshly made bread, foccacia, brioche, cakes, pastries....as well as a custom celebration cake service and catering arm.

Asado Steakhouse

Asado Steakhouse

Steaks are incredible. Ex gaucho chefs!

The Pie Crust Cafe

The Pie Crust Cafe

A family business, absolutely delicious Thai food and great prices.

Stoney Hill

Stoney Hill

Looking for authentic Caribbean cuisine? Stoney Hill offers fresh carnival food whether you're looking for a takeaway or a quiet, intimate restaurant setting. Only 10 minutes walk from Westfield Stratford!

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

The perfect place to play outdoor games with kids or friends, have a romantic picnic or for a good cardio workout - amazing scenery of both nature and modern architecture.

Why not explore the nearby areas of Stratford, West Ham, Bow, Maryland, Victoria Park, Plaistow, Upton, Homerton, Leyton and Forest Gate

"Penny Brookes Street in Stratford is named after a nineteenth century doctor who was central in getting PE placed on schools' curriculum."

Stratford has become a shopping destination after the construction of the Westfield shopping centre.

Simon Hart

The continued regeneration of the East of London since the Olympic games make Stratford a clever choice for homeowners wanting to purchase in the right spot, at the right time...

Joshua Mugume

'Robert' the steam engine was restored for the 2012 Olympics and has become a permanent fixture outside Stratford Station.

Joshua Mugume

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